Atlas Copco has completed the acquisition of Erkat Spezialmaschinen und Service GmbH, a manufacturer of drum cutter attachments for excavators.
Erkat is based in Hämbach, Germany, and has sales and service locations worldwide. The company makes drum cutter attachments for excavators used primarily in construction and demolition and for quarries and tunnels. The Erkat brand name is well recognized for premium quality and continuous innovation.
Atlas Copco announced on January 17, 2017, that it had agreed to acquire Erkat.
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The Erkat business includes 38 employees, and it had revenues in 2015 of MEUR 12 (MSEK 110). The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The business becomes part of the Construction Tools division in Atlas Copco’s Construction Technique business area.